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Galway United V Longford Town Match Preview (First Division)

‘We will need to be at our best to get a result’ – John Caulfield, Manager

Galway United continue their First Division campaign on Monday when they host Longford Town at Eamonn Deacy Park – Kick-off 5pm.

The Tribesmen will look to continue their fine form when they play Longford Town on bank holiday Monday. Tickets for the game can be purchased HERE

United, who can make it four wins on the bounce on Monday evening, go into the fixture on the back of an impressive 3-2 victory over Treaty United at the Markets Field last Friday. A stunning Ronan Manning goal, followed by two headers by Alex Murphy and Stephen Walsh staged a spectacular comeback from two goals down in the last fifteen minutes in Limerick. The valuable victory keeps the Tribesmen three points behind current leaders Cork City – who have one game more played.

Longford Town go into the fixture in third position on the table, eight points behind United. Gary Cronin’s outfit were defeated 4-1 by Cork City at Turner’s Cross last time out.

United manager John Caulfield knows his team will have to be at their best in front of the home support to get a result against Longford.

“We are looking forward to the game again Monday, it was a very tough match against Treaty United but we were very happy to get the three points,” Caulfield told the club’s media team.

“We know how good Longford are. They played well against Cork, the scoreline wasn’t a true reflection of the game. They are very strong in the attacking third so we will need to be at our best to get a result.”

Galway United 2022 Squad

Conor Kearns, Matthew Connor, Conor Brann, Conor O’Keeffe, Stephen Walsh, Charlie Lyons, Killian Brouder, Diego Portilla, Dean O’Shea, Evan O’Connor, Oisin O’Reilly, Alex Murphy, Ronan Bambara, Max Hemmings, Gary Boylan, Mikie Rowe, David Hurley, Conor McCormack, Caoilfhionn O’Dea, Edward McCarthy, Manu Dimas, Shane Doherty, Jordan Adeyemo, Ronan Manning, Wilson Waweru, Francely Lomboto.


Galway United V Longford Town


Eamonn Deacy Park

Referee: Gavin Colfer

Assistants: Alan Dunne & Jason Moore

Fourth Official: Michael Connolly


2022 Goalscorers

Stephen Walsh – 6

Wilson Waweru – 2

Manu Dimas – 2

David Hurley – 2

Jordan Adeyemo – 1

Shane Doherty – 1

Edward McCarthy – 1

Killian Brouder – 1

Ronan Manning – 1

Alex Murphy – 1


Last Meeting (First Division)

25 Mar 2022 | Longford Town 2-1 Galway United


The game will also be live-streamed on LOITV.


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